‘The motive is unclear.”
That’s the headline CNN is flashing on its screen Thursday evening. “They haven’t ruled out terrorism,” Don Lemon intones. Is this a newscast or an Onion parody?
Because the lady is not going to let her man be dissed in the workplace?
Back at the home were twelve more pipe bombs, thousands of rounds of ammo, and the materials to make more bombs.
Lieutenant Mike Madden was the first officer to show up at the scene, the first of the thin blue line standing between us and evil, and what he saw was “surreal”:
It was unspeakable, the carnage that we were seeing, the number of people who were injured and, unfortunately, already dead and the pure panic on the faces of those individuals that were still in need and needing to be safe.
One of those victims was 52-year-old Nicholas Thalasinos. His friend Kuuleme Stephens told the Associated Press she happened to call Thalasinos while he was at work and having an office discussion with the shooter.
Thalasinos identified the man who would become the shooter by name and told her that the guy believed Islam was a peaceful religion.
President Obama used the occasion to discuss gun-control measures of the kind California has already passed.
Baccari has learned a different lesson:“I believe every citizen here should be armed to defend themselves in the case of this happening,” he told CNN. “I couldn’t have defended anybody from the position I was in even if I was armed, but at least if they had tried to come in and get us in that restroom I would have had some way of maybe protecting the rest of us.”
CNN is right, the motive is unclear, but only because evil is black and hard to penetrate.
A mother whose soul is so dark that she calmly, deliberately, chooses mass murder over mothering — who can explain it?
— Maggie Gallagher is a senior fellow at the American Principles Project. She blogs at MaggieGallagher.com.